Nagasari, a traditional steamed cake, is commonly found on the east coast of Malaysia. Kueh Nagasari is also usually seen in Indonesian traditional market as one of kuih jajan pasar (market munchies), sold together with other popular traditional cakes.
Made with rice flour, coconut milk and sugar, and filled with slices of banana or sweet potatoes, this delicacy is usually wrapped in banana leaves before being steamed, or prepared with pandan, giving it a fragrant aroma. It’s chewy, sweet and easy to eat in just one bite! You’ll also find it prepared as a snack during Buka Puasa.
This recipe makes about 12 pieces of kuih.
This recipe is made possible with KENWOOD Titanium Mixer.
This delicious treat is part of our homemade series on kuihs where we teach you how to create these traditional mouthwatering desserts: Kuih Bingka Gula Melaka, Kuih Harum Manis, Kuih Tapak Kuda, Kuih Permata, and Kuih Nagasari.